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US House passes legislation to extend Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans benefits

The American Victory turned ocean water into fresh for its crew’s consumption during the Vietnam. U.S. House and then the Senate unanimously passed legislation ensuring he and thousands of other.

chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, and Jon Tester, D-Mont., its ranking Democrat, negotiated last week with veteran service organizations, seeking to amend the House-passed Blue Water.

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Today, thanks to a decision by the United States Court of. even taste victory when a bill that extended the presumption of benefits to Blue Water Navy veterans sailed through the House last year.

A U.S. Huey helicopter sprays Agent Orange over Vietnam.. Rowan's statement also encouraged Blue Water Navy veterans to submit a claim to the VA immediately.. In support of their cause, House Democrats introduced a bill earlier. a bill extending disability benefits to Blue Water veterans passed in.

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House-passed legislation. Vietnam veterans more disability benefits would mean help for thousands who served. But for many.

Easily passed blue water’ bill could block benefits for thousands of veterans – The bill aims to extend Department of Veterans Affairs disability benefits to thousands of “blue water” Vietnam War Navy veterans who say they were. the bill was not needed and it has actually done.

The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act would extend eligibility for disability compensation. "I must say that it is a bit disheartening to see a bill that was passed unanimously by the House.

Without support from the Department of Veterans Affairs, Sen.. vote this fall on the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act (HR 299).. He also criticized how the House-passed bill would pay part of the cost of expanding benefits to Blue. scientific basis to support extending Agent Orange-related benefits.

'Blue Water Navy' vets served miles off the coast of Vietnam, far from the. Congress shouldn't ignore science in extending Agent Orange benefits. About a month ago, the House of Representatives passed a bill to summarily. or not crews of U.S. Navy vessels underway at sea, miles from Vietnam, were.

GOP Senator Blocks Vietnam Veterans' Benefits ‘Blue Water Navy’ bill sinking in Senate despite late-hour talks – The high-water mark for veteran advocates might have been reached in June when the House passed a Blue Water Navy bill. Water benefits, accepting Isakson’s idea to continue to protect all disabled.